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Collado de Llesba

Collado de Llesba (also called Mirador del Oso) is a viewpoint at an elevation of 1,680 m above the sea level, located in the Picos de Europa, a mountain range of Northern Spain. The paved dead end road to the viewpoint, with a length of 2km, starts from Puerto de San Glorio.

Pantà de Cavallers

Pantà de Cavallers is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 1.784m (5,853ft) above the sea level, located in the la Vall de Boí, in Lleida, Spain.

Peña de Francia

Peña de Francia is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.708m (5,603ft) above the sea level, located south of the Salamanca, Autonomous Region of Castile and León, Spain.

Coll de Pal

Coll de Pal is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.070m (6,791ft) above the sea level, located in the comarca of Berguedà, in Catalonia, Spain, within the Serra de Moixeró mountain range. It's one of the highest roads of Spain.

Coll de l’Arca

Coll de l’Arca is a mountain pass at an elevation of 586m above the sea level, located in the province of Tarragona, in Spain. The road to the summit includes sections up to 20%.

Estany Llong

Extremely narrow mountain road winding uphill to Estany Llong, a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.000m above the sea level, located in the province of Lleida, in the autonomous community of Catalonia, northern Spain. 

Puerto de Santa Inés

Puerto de Santa Inés is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.753m (5,751ft) above the sea level, located in the midst of the Iberian System mountains, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain.

Puerto de Bujaruelo

 

Port de Boucharo is a high mountain pass, in the Pyrénées, between the border of France and Spain, at an elevation of 2.270m (7,447ft) above the sea level. The road to reach the summit is closed to vehicles and starts in Col des Tentes

Pujada al Castell d’Olèrdola

Pujada al Castell d’Olèrdola is a short mountain road located in the comarca of the Alt Penedès in Catalonia, Spain climbing up to the Olerdola Castle. The road to the castle is pretty steep, with sections up to 10%.

Estación de Esquí de Valdelinares

Aramón Valdelinares ski station is a ski resort at an elevation of 1.960m (6,430ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Gúdar range of the Sistema Ibérico, in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

Boi-Taüll

Boi-Taüll is a ski station at an elevation of 2.031m (6,663ft) above the sea level, located in the heart of the Pyrenees, in the province of Lleida and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Puerto El Peñón

Puerto El Peñón is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.840m (6,036ft) above the sea level, located in the north-eastern part of the province of Zamora in Spain.

Túnel de Bielsa

The Bielsa tunnel is an international high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 1.820m (5,971ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, on the border of Spain and France. The tunnel is 3.07km long and was built in 1976.

Navapelegrín

Navapelegrín is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.710m above the sea level, located in the Province of Segovia, in the Castilla-La Mancha Autonomous region of central Spain.

Puerto de Peñanegra

Puerto de Peñanegra (or Puerto de Peña Negra) is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1.909m (6,263ft) above the sea level, located in the Spanish province of Avila. The surface of the road is asphalted.

Saut deth Pish

Saut deth Pish is a spectacular waterfall in the valley of Barradòs, in the Val d'Aran, a valley in the Pyrenees mountains in the northwestern part of the province of Lleida, in Catalonia, northern Spain. The fall is located at an elevation of 1.553m above the sea level.

Desfiladero de los Beyos

Desfiladero de los Beyos is an amazing gorge located between the provinces of Leon in Castile and León and Asturias, Spain.

Carretera GC-210

Located on the island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, Spain, the GC-210 is a steep and hair-raising journey. It’s said to be the loneliest road on the island. The road has been featured in Fast & Furious 6 and was the location of several scenes in the movie.

Pista del Triador

Pista del Triador is a mule track climbing up to Coll del Triador, a mountain pass at an elevation of 2.108m (6,916ft) above the sea level, located in the municipalitiy of  la Torre de Cabdella, in the province of Lleida in the autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. 

Coll de la Creueta

Coll de la Creueta is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.880m (6,167ft) above the sea level, located on the Pyrenees, a mountain range in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain.

Carretera HI-500

Short coastal road in El Hierro, the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands, Spain, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. HI-500 has a total length of 7.2 mi. This is a very active volcanic area and it’s subject to sudden closure.

Puerto de Navafría

Puerto de Navafría is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.773m (5,816ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the border of Castile and Leon and Madrid, in central Spain.

Puerto de Ancares

Puerto de Ancares is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.670m above the sea level, located in the Serra dos Ancares, a mountain range of the Galician Massif in north-west Spain.

N634

N634 is one of the world's best coastal drives. It’s an exhilarating drive with stunning coastal scenery located in the Basque Country, northern Spain. The road was rewarded as one of the world's best roads of 2015. 

A-7000

A-7000 is an asphalted road with a length of 27.5 km located in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. It includes 2 pigtails, turns which loop over their own road, allowing the road to climb rapidly.

Alto de Lubián

Alto de Lubián is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.626m (5,334ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Zamora, Castile and León, Spain.

Coll de Jou

Coll de Jou is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,637m above the sea level, located in Girona province, Spain, in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain.

Collado de El Gavilán

Collado de El Gavilán is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.517m (4,977ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

Calar Alto

Calar Alto is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.168m (7,113ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Los Filabres, a mountain range in Andalusia, Spain. The pass is traversed by the AL871 road. On the top of the mountain there’s  an astronomical observatory. It's one of the highest mountain roads of Spain.




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